As I was enjoying the taste of my Watermelon Pickles, an idea popped into my head. Wouldn’t the flavor of these pickles be a great counterpoint to the richness of melted Brie? Off to the store I went to buy a small round Brie. I diced up some pickles and […]
After our trip to Istanbul, I became intrigued with Turkish cooking. Kadayif in Turkish or Kataifi in Greek, is filo dough that’s been rolled up and sliced thinly. When you unwrap the packaging, you see that it looks like rolls of shredded wheat. Kadayif is used as a base for […]
Am I the last one to make her own blintzes? Probably not, but I felt it was something I had to do. A rite of passage-if you will. Blueberry blintzes are my favorite so I started on a quest to make ones I really enjoyed. First comes the crêpe batter. […]
Just a little background for those who might wonder about the sundry posts for The Nine Days and meatless meals preceding Tisha B’Av. “Tisha B’Av (Hebrew: תשעה באב or ט׳ באב, “the Ninth of Av,”) is an annual fast day in Judaism, named for the ninth day (Tisha) of the […]
Sweet watermelon and salty Feta is a match made in foodie heaven. Add blueberries and toasted pinenuts and you’ve got a beautiful light Summer salad. Hint: Use toasted sunflower seeds if anyone is allergic to nuts. Prep time: 15 minutes
How I miss the taste of a wonderful lasagne made with meat sauce and cheese! Well, this week I added veggie meat crumbles to my homemade tomato sauce, loaded on all the cheese and baked it. Spectacular results! This is an easy recipe made with “no boil” lasagne noodles. All […]
I always refer to this recipe as Grandma Jeannie’s Noodle Pudding. Grandma died when I was six years old and I never saw her make this treat; but Anna Mae, the wonderful woman who worked for my family for 60 years, made them every year for Break Fast. She told […]
This Summertime hors d’oeuvre couldn’t be more simple. You can use any type of toothpick or skewer you like. Mozzarella and Tomatoes are always perfect together. Add blueberries for the Fourth of July or just because they’re delicious! Chilled Rosé or white wine make it a real celebration!